I call on you to speak up now. Demand that government suspends the NHS charging regulations that restrict access to the NHS for anyone suspected of having an irregular immigration status.
In this time of crisis, we need to keep the attention to public health measures that aren’t only good to control the virus outbreak but also extend to ensure that justice and protection is provided to those who are in the most vulnerable and precarious situations in our society.
The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown into stark relief the serious health inequalities that exist both in the UK and across the world. In response we have seen incredible kindness, and witnessed all kinds of actions to both serve our both communities immediate needs, and to tackle some of the inequalities that threaten to worsen the problem.
Our public health is only as strong as our economic and social fabric.
With much disappointment, after careful consideration and consultation, we have now decided to postpone our upcoming Health Justice conference in light of the current situation regarding Coronavirus.